Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDVSA-2015:002)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80383


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964).


Update the affected lib64pcre-devel, lib64pcre0 and / or pcre packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80383

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/06

Modified: 2015/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pcre, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8964

BID: 71206

MDVSA: 2015:002